The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 55 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 6 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.15% 3.05% 5.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.75% 13.04% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £80,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +8.69%
MQSeries
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
160 138 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 30.71% 23.35% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 126 115 78
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,742
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MQSeries
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Watford region.

MQSeries Salary Trend in Watford

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing MQSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MQSeries.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
1 34 (100.00%) SQL
1 34 (100.00%) UNIX
1 34 (100.00%) IBM
2 33 (97.06%) E-Commerce
2 33 (97.06%) J2EE
2 33 (97.06%) Retail
3 28 (82.35%) DB2
4 27 (79.41%) WebSphere
5 21 (61.76%) Tomcat
5 21 (61.76%) Linux
5 21 (61.76%) Oracle
6 20 (58.82%) Solaris
6 20 (58.82%) HTTP
7 19 (55.88%) XML
7 19 (55.88%) HTML
7 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
8 18 (52.94%) Degree
9 15 (44.12%) Windows
9 15 (44.12%) AIX
10 14 (41.18%) ITIL
10 14 (41.18%) Perl
10 14 (41.18%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (41.18%) IIS
10 14 (41.18%) MS Office
10 14 (41.18%) JDBC
10 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
10 14 (41.18%) Middleware
10 14 (41.18%) IBM HTTP Server
10 14 (41.18%) Problem Management

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing MQSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (79.41%) WebSphere
2 21 (61.76%) Tomcat
3 14 (41.18%) IBM HTTP Server
3 14 (41.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (41.18%) IIS
4 6 (17.65%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) HTTP
2 14 (41.18%) FTP
3 6 (17.65%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (82.35%) DB2
2 13 (38.24%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (20.59%) MySQL
4 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) QuickTest Pro
1 13 (38.24%) LoadRunner
2 7 (20.59%) Ant
2 7 (20.59%) Subversion
3 6 (17.65%) Maven
3 6 (17.65%) JUnit
3 6 (17.65%) Eclipse
3 6 (17.65%) Log4j
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (97.06%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.82%) Games
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Tester
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
1 13 (38.24%) Support Analyst
1 13 (38.24%) Operations Analyst
1 13 (38.24%) Operations Support Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) J2EE
2 19 (55.88%) XML
2 19 (55.88%) HTML
3 14 (41.18%) JDBC
3 14 (41.18%) Middleware
4 13 (38.24%) Flash
5 6 (17.65%) JMS
5 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 6 (17.65%) Spring
5 6 (17.65%) XMLBeans
5 6 (17.65%) Ajax
5 6 (17.65%) JSON
5 6 (17.65%) jQuery
5 6 (17.65%) REST
5 6 (17.65%) Servlets
5 6 (17.65%) SOAP
5 6 (17.65%) Struts
5 6 (17.65%) Web Services
5 6 (17.65%) XSLT
5 6 (17.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.88%) Online Gambling
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) UNIX
2 21 (61.76%) Linux
3 20 (58.82%) Solaris
4 15 (44.12%) Windows
4 15 (44.12%) AIX
5 6 (17.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) E-Commerce
2 14 (41.18%) ITIL
2 14 (41.18%) Problem Management
3 13 (38.24%) System Testing
3 13 (38.24%) Automated Testing
3 13 (38.24%) Regression Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Content Management
4 6 (17.65%) OO
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
1 34 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 14 (41.18%) Perl
3 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
4 6 (17.65%) XPath
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Jython
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Degree
2 12 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (35.29%) ISEB
3 6 (17.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) IBM
2 21 (61.76%) Oracle
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 13 (38.24%) HP
5 6 (17.65%) Interwoven
5 6 (17.65%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) hybris